Gary Lee Furey, 332 Brandy Springs Apartments, Mercer, passed away at about 7:30 p.m. Sunday, June 18, 2006, in the hospital of Sharon Regional Health System, after a four-months illness. He was 54.

Mr. Furey was born Sept. 11, 1951, in Grove City to Gaylord V. and Gladys Greenlee Furey.

A self-taught painter, he was a janitor at Mercer School District.

Mr. Furey was of the Protestant faith and was very active in Alcoholics Anonymous.

Surviving are: his fiancée, Charlene Dillaman, at the residence; a son, Jerry Lee Furey, Reynolds; his mother, Gladys Furey, Polk; and a sister, Gayle Furey; and a brother, Garth E. Furey, both Grove City.

Gary was preceded in death by his father, who passed away on Aug. 11, 1991; and all his grandparents.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Cancer Care Center, 2320 Highland Road, Hermitage 16148.


Gary Lee, 54, of 332 Brandy Springs Apartments, Mercer.

Calling hours: None.

Service: Memorial service will be held at a later date in CUNNINGHAM FUNERAL HOME Inc., 144 S. Pitt St., Mercer, with the Rev. James M. Seeley, pastor of Holy Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Grove City, officiating.

Interment: Crestview Memorial Park, Pine Township.

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